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The childproofing checklist

Mary Metzger

The childproofing checklist

a parent"s guide to accident prevention

by Mary Metzger

  • 241 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Safety education -- United States.,
    • Children"s accidents -- United States -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 243-244.

      StatementMary Metzger and Cinthya P. Whittaker ; foreword by Martin R. Eichelberger.
      ContributionsWhittaker, Cinthya P.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHQ770.7 .M48 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiv, 244 p. ;
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2405459M
      ISBN 100385242638
      LC Control Number87036415
      OCLC/WorldCa17258744

      Safe Worldwide created a home safety checklist to help keep kids safe, room by room. - Infographics that Visible Logic has created for our own work or for our clients. See more ideas about Childproofing, Baby proofing, Baby safety pins.

      Childproofing Manual- describes the basics of childproofing. Top 20 safety tips, home evaluation, and installation of products. This manual goes room by room and describes the most common danger zones in the home. Recommendations are given on specific products to solve these common danger. Other resources for childproofing your home: To find outlet covers, cord shorteners, cabinet latches, and toilet-lid locks, check with your local hardware store. For consumer-product and home-safety information, contact the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. For details about child and home safety, contact the National Safe Kids Campaign.

      Childproofing for Your Young Infant (6 Months to 18 Months) Because this is the timeframe in which most babies learn to crawl, walk, and move around the house, this is what most people think of when they think of childproofing the house. As an installation expert, Mr. Handyman takes childproofing and babyproofing very seriously. These tips can be used as a childproofing checklist as we try to increase awareness of these issues and share tips to help homeowners, parents and caregivers take the necessary precautions to keep babies and children safe from falls and other hazards!


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Rick Leviton – Texas Precious Baby Protectors. Rick Leviton is the owner of Precious Baby Protectors, serving the Houston area. He has been childproofing since and holds the Certified Professional Childproofer designation.

BabyCenter is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy pregnancy and parenting information in the world. Our content is doctor approved and evidence based, and our community is moderated, lively, and thousands of award-winning articles and community groups, you can track your pregnancy and baby's growth, get answers to your toughest questions.

Childproofing tasks should be started as soon as possible because children grow and develop at different rates. Remember, childproofing does not eliminate the need for supervision. Learn more and find more valuable resources at: This list does not include all the possible hazards that exist in homes.

Childproofing Checklist. Nursery. Move the crib away from any windows. Ensure crib rails are less than 2 3/8 inches apart.

Place any books or toys down low where children can reach them without climbing. Check age labels for appropriate toys. Use window stops so windows do not open more than 4 inches/5(65). Childproofing Checklist This childproofing Your Home Checklist can be used by any parent or home daycare provider to ensure maximum safety for any child.

Children are creative and curious and want to see how everything works. Childproof the pool. Install a five-foot-high fence around its perimeter.

Make sure that the gate to the pool has a lock that prevents children from entering alone but can be opened quickly by an adult in case of an emergency.

The checklist you have to go over may seem daunting at first, but it goes surprisingly quick once you get started.

If you have any great baby proofing tips you didn’t see here, please let me know. I love to hear and share new ideas that can benefit all parents. Remember that childproofing your home can never be % effective against injury.

Supervise your children at all times. WebMD Medical Reference Reviewed by Dan Brennan, MD on J Electrical outlets have child-safe covers. Indoor and outdoor areas are free of dangerous and/or sharp edges and corners. Dangerous chemicals, cleaning supplies, and medications are stored in childproof cabinets.

Windows have childproof window guards. Radiator, hot pipes, etc. are covered with protective material. Electrical devices are away from sources of water.

Equipment, materials. Childproofing the Bedroom. Keep window bling cords out of reach. Use childproof locks on cabinets and drawers.

Never leave your bay on your bed unattended as s/he could roll off. Childproofing the Living Room. Place window guards on second-story windows. Keep reclining chairs in the closed position.

Store all breakables and lamps out of reach. Once baby starts to crawl (around 6 to 10 months), you’ll need to do a second baby proofing sweep to make sure the house is safe for a baby on the move.

For a roundup of those big to-dos, check out The Bump baby proofing checklist for when baby is on the move. BabyCenter is committed to providing the most helpful and trustworthy pregnancy and parenting information in the world.

Our content is doctor approved and evidence based, and our community is moderated, lively, and thousands of award-winning articles and community groups, you can track your pregnancy and baby's growth, get answers to your toughest questions, and connect. This full-color brochure includes a home safety checklist along with important reminders about the most common home poison dangers.

Presented in an easy-to-understand format, it helps parents answer the question, “Is my home a safe place for my children and/or grandchildren to live and play?” Sold in Packs of Order in bulk and SAVE.

12 Safety Devices To Protect Your Children. Each year, children are injured by hazards in and around the home. The good news is that the risk of injury can be reduced or prevented by using child-safety devices and reminding older children in the house to re-secure safety devices after disabling them.

Here are the best baby proofing products of For entire house: Safety 1st Home Safeguarding Set, easy installation: Invisible Magnetic No Drill Safety Lock Set. - Explore Staci Garza's board "Childproofing", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Childproofing, Baby proofing, Baby safety pins. Childproofing Your Home. When a 4-year-old Kentucky boy died of asphyxiation after choking on ground cinnamon, his broken-hearted mother shared his story in hopes others could be spared the tragedy of such a traumatic loss.

Brianna Rader of Richmond, Ky., related how her son Matty managed to climb on a kitchen countertop and find a container of ground cinnamon.

Secure the dangling cords on your blinds (I used thumb tacks-see picture>>>) Mark sliding glass doors with colorful stickers. Put locks on upstairs windows to prevent children from falling out if they lean up against them.; Use outlet covers on electrical sockets.; Secure appliance cords (these can pose a strangulation risk).; Some children may never get into some of these things and some will.

Childproofing Your Home Before or as soon as children begin crawling or walking, parents and caregivers need to take extra steps to make sure harmful items are out of reach, out of sight, and locked up if possible. Make sure battery covers are secure on remote controls, key fobs, musical books, and greeting cards.

Store devices that contain. This bestselling book follows the practices and routines that Professional Childproofers use when hired to evaluate and childproof a house.

In this book you will find a detailed checklist designed to help you make an accurate safety inventory of your home, a general discussion of childproofing issues and risk factors, and suggested items to install or use along with the tools, Reviews: 3. Childproofing Your Home & 12 Safety Devices To Protect Your Children; Safety Education Resources.

En Español. CPSC provides free Safety Alerts, Safety Guides, posters, brochures, handbooks, and other materials which you can use to help spread consumer product safety information in your community. Safety Alerts and Neighborhood Safety Network. DE-CHILDPROOFING CHECKLIST.

So, let’s “de-Childproof”. he gives me presents, and I buy him little things, a ball cap, a book about dogs, his favorite pet. It really doesn’ take a lot to make a child feel special. Just listening goes a long way!

Reply. Add a Comment Cancel reply. Comment. Read the ground rules for comments.Childproofing involves installing gates to prevent your children from entering a hazardous area or fixing the sharp parts of the furniture.

In order to get everything safe and secure before your child gets mobile, make a chart and a checklist to know that you have covered everything.